By Michael J Gyovai

November 21, 2017

Region of Peel - In partnership with Microsoft Canada, The Boys and Girls Club of Peel will be hosting a Meet n' Learn about the role and responsibilities within the Region of Peel communities in helping to educate children, youth and families in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon on Indigenous Awareness and ALL that includes Diversity and Inclusion.

During this two-hour launch of our Diversity and Inclusion program, we will be highlighting our local Indigenous culture, the people, families and their history on their Native land.

Please join us on Monday, November 27 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at 247 McMurchy Avenue South, Brampton, Ontario in the Gym, where we begin by acknowledging that the land on which we will be gathering, and on which the Region of Peel operates, is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit. The land in which our event will be held, in the Peel Region is the traditional territory of the Anishinabek (Ojibway), Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), and home to the Métis, was most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

As we launch our program with this 2-hour educational session, it will include: Native Entertainment, Guest Speakers, Dance/Song, food and much more.

 

About Microsoft Canada

Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT"), the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Recognized as one of Canada's Great Places to Work, Microsoft Canada Inc. provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting and local support services. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great software. Microsoft Canada is a creative workplace which attracts the best and brightest talent in the IT industry who bring an ever evolving vision of the future to reality. https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/about/

 

About Boys and Girls Club of Peel

 Changing lives of young people since 1983, the Boys and Girls Club of Peel is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that engages at-risk children, youth and families from low-income communities. We provide a safe place for these individuals to participate in impactful, fun activities that support the development of confidence, learning and positive relationships.

Our Mission - To provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Our Vision - All children and youth discover and achieve their dreams and grow up to be healthy, successful and active participants in society

 

Contact

To learn more about this event and program, please contact

Michael J Gyovai

Resource Development Manager

247 McMurchy Ave. South

Brampton, ON

L6Y 1Z4

905-7121789; ext. 103

mgyovai@bgcpeel.org